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Saturday 21st October

Saturday 21st October
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Andy Fairweather Low and the Lowriders 2-3 Days

Andy Fairweather Low and the Lowriders

Back by popular request we are delighted to announce another concert with the fabulous Andy Fairweather Low.Known worldwide as "guitarist to the stars" Andy has played and supported almost every well known artist you can think of. The band enjoyed their last visit to the Biggar Little Festival and have since been touring incessantly in the UK, Europe and Japan. Andy himself has featured in concerts with Eric Clapton and Kevin Brown.This is sure to be another sensational night with one of Britain's most respected artists and a real talented band.TICKETS FOR THIS PERFORMANCE ARE NO LONGER AVAILABLE ONLINE.TICKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE TO BUY IN THE BOX OFFICE IN THE CORN EXCHANGE FROM 10 AM ON SATURDAY 7TH OCTOBER. ..

Date: Saturday 21st October

A new adventure for Pips and Panda 2-3 Days

A new adventure for Pips and Panda

Brand new from the world renowned Purves Puppets and debuting at this year's festival, meet the Flying Mouse, the Mermaid, Panda's Granny and many more new characters who can't wait to meet you all!!  Lots of songs and laughter especially for ages 1-6 years. Suitable for ages 1 to 6 years.  Tickets available from the Puppet Theatre on 01899 220631 or www.purvespuppets.com..

Date: Thur 19th, Fri 20th & Sat 21st October

Biggar Camera Club Photographic Exhibition 2-3 Days

Biggar Camera Club Photographic Exhibition

Exhibition of photographs by members of Biggar Camera Club...

Date: Sat 21st & Sun 22nd October

Biggar Little Beer Festival 2017 2-3 Days

Biggar Little Beer Festival 2017

Biggar little beer festival is in it’s third year at the CAMRA Glasgow and West of Scotland pub of the year, The Crown Inn Biggar. This year a total of 40 real ales will be showcased with the emphasis being our great local breweries such as Broughton, Stewarts, Strathaven, Freewheelin’ Peebles, Campervan and many more. Festival starts Thursday night each weekend and finishes Sunday night. Casks start flowing 6pm Thursday and from midday Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Craft beers and ciders also showcased to make this a festival not to be missed...

Date: Thur 19th Sun 22nd & Thur 26th-29th Oct

Burnside Crafters 2-3 Days

Burnside Crafters

A showcase of handmade pottery and textile gifts.Earthenware Pottery As an experienced potter I produce a selection of original thrown and hand built items including bowls, candle holders, vases and other unique pieces all made in my garden studio.Braw TweedsA pair of Scottish sisters making handmade tweed scarves, cushion covers and baby booties...

Date: 21st, 22nd, 28th & 29th October

Claire Wilson Art Exhibition at Daisy Frame  2-3 Days

Claire Wilson Art Exhibition at Daisy Frame

Claire is a local, young self taught graphite pencil artist. Having been brought up in the farming industry the focus of her artwork is farm animals, wildlife and pet portraits through commission work. Claire spends 6 months of the year working for a Livestock Artificial Breeding Company and is also heavily involved in Sheering Sheep in Norway and New Zealand…all of which increases her passion for drawing through meeting many potential clients and their animals from all corners of the world. Join us 10 to 4pm daily from the 19th to 29th October where you can enjoy some refreshments while you browse Claire’s original drawings, limited edition prints and wide selection of homeware that is all for sale...

Date: Thurs 19th to Sun 29th October

Dancing Light Gallery Festival Exhibition 2-3 Days

Dancing Light Gallery Festival Exhibition

An exhibition of art celebrating the Biggar Little Festival.Lead Artist Amy Marshall returns to the gallery for the first time since relocating from Biggar to Fort William. We are delighted that she has agreed to exhibit with us in what will be an exciting mix of styles and techniques. Throughout the festival enjoy some refreshments while you browse the art by Amy Marshall, Grace Cameron, Hannah Longmuir, Dionne Sievewright, Sheena Christie, Claire Beattie, Neil Pettie, Linda Lewin, Val Ferguson and many many more. We look forward to welcoming you...

Date: Thurs 19th to Sun 29th October

Festival Club Saturday 21 October New 2-3 Days

Festival Club Saturday 21 October

Free musical event at the Elphinstone Hotel, Biggar featuring some amazing local musicians.The line up for Saturday 21st  October is -9pm   Unfinished business  10.30pm   Hooch Hounds   This event is kindly sponsored byWalker Carpets..

Date: Saturday 21st October

Make your own Christmas cards 2-3 Days

Make your own Christmas cards

Come and join this fabulous new workshop, a first for the festival! Make your own unique Christmas / gift cards. You can make six cards for any celebration. All materials provided. Refreshments provided.  Suitable for all ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Places limited, please book directly with the event organiser on 07763221256 or email: notinthecardshop@outlook.com..

Date: Sat 21st October

Medwyn Art Group Exhibition 2-3 Days

Medwyn Art Group Exhibition

Our group is made up of a number of artists working in many media from pencil and pen to pastel, water colour and acrylic. The styles stretch from fine art to fractured. The standards vary too from amateur to almost professional with a wide variety of subjects...

Date: Sat 21st & Sun 22nd October

Mindfulness 2-3 Days

Mindfulness

You are invited to experience how the simple technique of mindfulness & concentrating on your breath, can give you so many benefits in life: Less stress, anxiety & depression, better relationships, more focused, improved digestive and immune system, more energy, better sleep, the list goes on…. If major corporations like Google are now offering this to their staff, there must be something in it! So come along and see how you feel after 30 to 45 minutes...

Date: 21st, 22nd & 29th October

Mosaic Workshop 2-3 Days

Mosaic Workshop

This making workshop led by Susheila Jamieson at her studio at Rachan, introduces participants to direct or indirect method mosaic making (participants choose). Simple designs look stunning when made in glass or ceramic mosaic.Includes all materials, teas, coffees and home baking.Suitable for age 15 plus.Places limited. Please contact Susheila on 01899 830443 or susheila@rachan.co.uk to book your place...

Date: Saturday 21st October

Provenance: Tales from a Bookshop 2-3 Days

Provenance: Tales from a Bookshop

In an old town in the west of Scotland clinging onto its once proud heritage with its fingertips, Cloisters Bookshop acts as an oasis. Bookseller Anne Scriven’s entertaining collection of scenes, sketches and stories from real life show that a bookshop is never just about selling books. ..

Date: Saturday 21st October

Sew your own '1 Meter' top !

This is a new workshop we are running for people who would like to know how to sew their own clothes. We are going to teach you how, from just 1 meter of material, you can make a wonderful top. This workshop would be suitable for beginner and intermediate skill levels. Some sewing skills are desirable, however you do not need to have sewn clothes before.You will need a sewing machine, basic sewing kit (scissors, needles, pins, threads) and 1 meter of material. Almost any material would be suitable but a cotton is ideal for beginners. The sewing pattern will be supplied. We will break for half an hour during the day for lunch. Please bring a packed lunch. Places limited, please book early to avoid disappointment. Any age welcome as..

Date: Saturday 21st October

Sewing Workshop - Make a tote bag 2-3 Days

Sewing Workshop - Make a tote bag

Learn how to make a simple tote bag. All levels of experience welcome. Adults only. Cost includes materials, home baking and refreshments. Places limited. To book a place please contact Susan on 01899 850614 or e-mail susan@sewmuchpleasure.co.uk..

Date: Saturday 21nd October

Street Gallery - The World of Work 2-3 Days

Street Gallery - The World of Work

Street Gallery featuring art work from Biggar Primary and High School  pupils focussing on The World of Work.   ..

Date: Thurs 19th to Sun 29th October

The Art in Architecture 2-3 Days

The Art in Architecture

Biggar Little Festival Guest Artist Jennifer Court will be showcasing her work at Biggar Corn Exchange during the Festival. Throughout her life Jennifer Court has been fascinated by medieval and religious architecture, and dedicates her time to exploring the complexities, idiosyncrasies and history found within such structures. Her pen drawings celebrate the character and stories contained in the facades of these historic buildings through unique detail and realism...

Date: Thurs 19th to Sun 29th October

Tram Direct Presents "Follow Through" by John Hughes

It is ten years since the boys were together "touching cloth” in the Glasgow Shipyards. Now John, Paul, George and Shug meet again for the funeral of a shipyard worker. For Jean, the barmaid, this is her first encounter with the "bampots” as she calls them. Sausage rolls and booze are part of the purvey. How have the lads progressed? Have their dreams and ambitions been realised? What hasn’t changed is their fast fire humour, comedy and great one liners. If you laughed at "Touching Cloth” then this follow up will not disappoint. Suitable for over 16s ..

Date: Saturday 21st October

Young Voices for Wise Tales Art Exhibition 2-3 Days

Young Voices for Wise Tales Art Exhibition

WomanKIND Clydesdale and Greenhills Care Home will be hosting a family -friendly public art show of works created during the Young Voices for Wise Tales cross-generational project.The project has involved more than 80 children and young people, ranging in ages from 3 to 17 and about 20 care home residents and it has achieved, through a series of creative expressive arts workshops a variety of original art works based on the interaction and stories shared between some of the youngest and oldest members of our community...

Date: Sat 21st and Sat 28th October